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Canny Lad (AUS) 1987
Migvie (NZ) 1989
25 October 1998
Nagambie 3608 VIC, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Erinvale Thoroughbreds

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Churchill Downs (AUS) 2003
Date of last service:24 October 2010
Selling with a foal at foot:No

To be auctioned at:

2011 Great Southern Bloodstock Sale, Lot 614
Oaklands Junction, 19-20 May 2011
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Nagambie 3608 VIC, Australia

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Chestnut mare       Foaled 1998 

CANNY LAD BletchinglyBiscayStar Kingdom (Ire)
Coogee (GB)Relic
Jesmond LassLunchtime (GB)Silly Season
Beautiful DreamerCoeur Volant II (GB)
Sir Tristram (Ire)Sir IvorSir Gaylord
IsoltRound Table
BalmoralStar ShowerStar of Heaven
Ambassadress (NZ)Idomeneo (GB)

CANNY LAD (AUS) (1987). 8 wins, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire of 1010 rnrs, 667 wnrs, 49 SW, inc. He's No Pie Eater, etc. Sire of the dams of 802 rnrs, 522 wnrs, 21 GW, inc. SW Manhattan Rain, Neroli, Mnemosyne, Desert War, Kusi, Platinum Scissors, Redoute's Choice, Dances on Waves, Renaissance, El Cambio, Fritz's Princess, Street Smart, Blur, Starcheeka, I Am Invincible, Royal Discretion, Shrewd Rhythm, etc.


1st dam

MIGVIE (NZ), by Sir Tristram (Ire). Unraced. Half-sister to GRAMPIANS, Craigisla. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

 Leys (c by Quest for Fame (GB)). 9 wins 1200 to 3000m, $108,275, MVRC Nu Fruit H., Limerick Lane Thoroughbreds Trophy H., 2d MVRC Gillies Famous Pies Trophy H.

 Tarlan (g by Luskin Star). 8 wins 1100 to 3000m, MVRC Gillies Famous Pies Trophy H., Wedding Expo H., 2d MVRC Limerick Lane Thoroughbreds Trophy H.

 Cantrip (f by Canny Lad). 3 wins. See below.

 Drumossie (g by Strategic). 3 wins 1640 to 3500m in Great Britain and Aust, BTC Carlton Draught P., 2d BTC Hardy Brothers H.

 Meek (f by Canny Lad). 4 wins 1400 to 2150m, 3d QTC Tralee H.

 Dunkeld (f by Clear Choice (USA)). 3 wins 1000 to 1450m, 3d SAJC Finn Maccool's H. Dam of-

 Grunta . Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 Robert the Bruce (c by Coronation Day). 5 wins 900 to 1400m in Aust.

 Muick (c by Bureaucracy (NZ)). Winner at 1400m in Aust.


2nd dam

BALMORAL, by Star Shower. 5 wins 1400 to 1900m, $129,440, AJC Emancipation S., L, WJ McFadden H., City Tatt's RC Glenmore Meat Co H., AJC Raasay H., 2d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr 3, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, 3d AJC W Forrester H. Sister to ASPIRATIONS (dam of UPWARDS), half-sister to  Social Whirl (dam of HISSY FIT),  Idyllic (dam of ACTIVE - THUNDER BIRD (MAC.)). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

GRAMPIANS (c Danehill (USA)) 8 wins 1600 to 2400m, $330,820, QTC Easter Cup, L, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, AJC Liverpool Leader H., Convention Centre H., Bill Hall Real Estate H., Darling Harbour Flying Welter H., STC Lladro H., Parkroyal Parramatta H., 2d STC Sky High S., L, 3d VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club P., L, STC Winter Cup, L, Parramatta Cup, L, Christmas Cup, L, 4th STC Christmas Cup, L, Parramatta Cup, L.

Craigisla (c Canny Lad) Winner at 2 at 1100m, AJC Noel Murless 2YO H., 2d VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, AJC George Price 2YO H., Grand Fils H., VATC Billy Elliot 2YO H., 3d VATC Acorn 2YO H., 4th STC Heritage S., L.

 Filibeg . 4 wins 1400 to 1640m, BTC Lexus RX330 P., QTC Bill McGovern H., 2d AJC Convention Centre H., QTC Spedito H., Valance H., Seppelt Wines H., Quest Community Newspapers H., 3d QTC Joe Richards Menswear H., Vo Rogue H.

 The Laird . 3 wins 1450 to 1600m, SAJC SA Great H., Begone H., STC Punchbowl H., 2d SAJC King's High 2YO H., Thoroughbred Racing H., Hello Shady H., 3d AJC La Perouse H., SAJC Even True H., Guinness Mile H., Blackwell Funerals Torrensville H., Konica Copier H.

 Tartans . Unplaced. Dam of 5 winners-

Loyal Lauren (f Sir Laurence (NZ)) 11 wins 1105 to 1600m, $260,500, MRC Medical Research Foundation H., Nad al Sheba Club Classic H., Glasshouse Cafe at Caulfield Tabaret H., Monsignor Gerald Cudmore P., Lady Jakeo H., Leopardstown H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr 3, MRC Silvan Australia P.H., VRC Limerick Lane H., MRC ET Barnard H.

 Renmin Road . 2 wins–1 at 2–at 1000, 1200m, $109,425, MVRC Desa 2YO P., Clang H., 2d MVRC Festive Frolic Package H., 3d MVRC Findon Harriers Hunt Club 2YO H., Macau Race Horse Owners Association Bowl H.


3rd dam

AMBASSADRESS (NZ), by Idomeneo (GB). 6 wins 900 to 1480m, STC Bradfield H. Half-sister to  Miss Baego (dam of TAIKOREA). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ASPIRATIONS (f Star Shower) 5 wins 1000 to 1600m, AJC Emancipation S., L, 3d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr 3. Dam of 11 winners-

UPWARDS (g Clear Choice (USA)) 10 wins 1300 to 2000m, $254,910, QTC Thai Airways International H., L, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

Airs 'n' Graces (f Palace Music (USA)) 3 wins 1200 to 1300m, STC Morning Star H., 2d AJC Sapphire S., L. Producer.

BALMORAL (f Star Shower) 5 wins. See above.

 Publicise . 3 wins 1200 to 1280m, STC Rockdale H. Dam of 7 winners-

Publicity Stunt (c Lake Coniston (Ire)) 5 wins 1200 to 2400m, $126,750, AJC Oxygen Home Loans H., 2d STC Christmas Cup, L.

 Social Whirl . 4 wins at 1500, 1600m, 3d AJC Diamond Jubilee H. Dam of 6 winners-

HISSY FIT (g Octagonal (NZ)) 6 wins 1600 to 1640m, $165,450, QTC Brisbane H., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Members Cup, L.

Effervescence (f Palace Music (USA)) 2 wins–1 at 2–at 1200, 1350m, MVRC Moonee Valley Tabaret 2YO H., 2d AJC Angst H., L. Producer.

 Idyllic . Winner at 2 at 1200m, 3d AJC Vincent O'Brien H. Dam of 3 winners-

ACTIVE - THUNDER BIRD (Mac.) (g Night Shift (USA)) 13 wins–1 at 2–1200 to 1800m, $912,288 in Aust and Macau, Macau Gold Cup, L.

 Careful Lass . Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 10 winners-

 Protective . Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of 9 winners-

VICTORY VEIN (f Mr Henrysee (USA)) Champion 2YO in Australia in 2002. 12 wins–8 at 2–870 to 1600m, $1,956,015, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr 1, Champagne S., Gr 1. Producer.

SHIELDS - THE JOLLY ROGER (Mal.) (g Procol Harum (NZ)) 7 wins–1 at 2–1000 to 1400m, $248,499 in Aust and Malaysia, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, 3d Singapore TC Lion City Cup, Sgp-1.


Race Record: 3 wins 1200 to 1500m, QTC Mr Shannon H., Rajah H., Legal Tender H., 2d BTC AM Giles & Co H., 3d BTC Allsports Lifestyle Clubs H., Navigator H.


Produce Record: Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race.

2003  Coven (f by Clang). Started 3 times.

2004 Slipped by Quest for Fame.

2005  Trip of Fame (f by Quest for Fame (GB)). Placed at 3 in Aust.

2006  Strategic Spell (g by Strategic). Placed to 2010-11 in Aust.

2007 Slipped by Statue of Liberty.

2008  Spelldancer (f by Churchill Downs). Unraced.

2009 (f by Shinzig).

2010 (c by God's Own).


Served by Churchill Downs. Date of last service, 24.10.2010.